Newcastle Veterinary Ultrasound has been performing referral ultrasounds for vets in the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Hunter region since it began in May 2013.

Dr. Ross Barter BVSc. graduated from the University of Sydney in 1988, and has had a “particular interest” in diagnostic ultrasound    and cardiology for over 15 years and completed many post graduate courses in these fields [see below].

Kerry Barter Ba. Med. Rad.Sc. (Nuclear Medicine) Has extensive experience as both a Veterinary Nurse and a career in human Nuclear Medicine.

Ultrasound Education

Post Graduate Foundation in Veterinary Science, Small Animal UltrasoundWorkshop, Sydney, 4 December 1994

Post Graduate Foundation in Veterinary Science, Ultrasonography, University of Sydney, Nov 8 2002.

Post Graduate Foundation in Veterinary Science, Distance Education Program in SonologyFebruary to November 2005.

Post Graduate Foundation in Veterinary Science, Echocardiography Workshop, University of Melbourne, 15-16th September 2007.

Centre for Veterinary Education [PGF], Distance Education Program in Cardiorespiratory Medicine, February to November 2009

Veterinary Education Training Seminar, Congestive Heart Failure- The Californian Experience, Gosford, 22 March 2012.

Australasian Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging [AAVDI], Small AnimalAbdominal Ultrasound Seminar, Melbourne 17-18th November 2012. 

Centre for Veterinary Education, Advanced Echocardiography Workshop, Sydney, 20 October 2013.

Newcastle AVA Branch CPD Evening, Small Animal Cardiology with Dr. Niek Beijerink, Charlestown 31st July 2014

AAVDI Annual Conference Cardiothoracic Imaging, Sydney, 1-2nd November 2014

Member of the European Society of Veterinary Cardiology [ESVC] and Australian Association of Veterinary Diagnostic Imaging [AAVDI].